ADDRESSING THE TRUCK PARKING SHORTAGE
The Jason’s Law Truck Parking Survey concluded with nearly 4000 respondents. Desiree Wood of the REAL Women in Trucking, Inc. acted as project manager for the undertaking.
Summarizing the data has been an enormous undertaking, involving thousands of man power hours.
The slide show presentation created by Desiree Wood and Hope Rivenburg has had over 16,000 views in social media. It has been presented personally by Hope Rivenburg to members of Congress and others who are working on the MAP-21 truck parking survey through the federal government.
2013 Jason’s Law Safe Truck Parking and Focus Group Presentation by Desiree Wood
Below are PDF’s with detailed survey results :
1 “What are the circumstances and how often does it take 60 minutes or more to locate truck parking to comply with your federally mandated hours of service (HOS) rest break?”
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2 States that need most improvement: Click Here for PDF
3 Please identify which Ports and/or surrounding facilities have an inadequate amount of safe parking. Click Here for PDF
4 Cities most mentioned that need more truck parking Click Here for PDF
U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration
Jason’s Law Truck Parking Survey Results and Comparative Analysis
This material documents the findings of the Jason’s Law Truck Parking Survey, which was conducted to meet the requirements of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21; P.L.112-
141) law that became effective on October 1, 2012.
The purpose of Section 1401 of MAP-21, more popularly known as“Jason’s Law,” was to address the commercial motor vehicle parking shortage at public and private facilities along the National Highway System(NHS)
.Jason’s Law directed the U.S.
Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a survey and a comparative assessment to:
1.Evaluate the capability of each State to provide adequate parking and rest facilities for commercial motor vehicles engaged in interstate transportation;
2.Assess the volume of commercial motor vehicle traffic in each State; and
3.Develop a system of metrics to measure the adequacy of commercial motor vehicle parking facilities in each State